ANA Holdings reports 8% international pax growth, domestic up 7% during 2018 golden week

ANA Holdings reported (07-May-2018) the following traffic highlights for the 2018 golden week holiday period between 27-Apr-2018 and 06-May-2018: Passengers: Domestic: 1.4 million, +6.5% year-on-year;…..

Peach Aviation CEO among latest speaker additions for CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit

CAPA – Centre for Aviation confirmed (04-May-2018) Amadeus IT Pacific Head of Airport IT APAC Sarah Samuel, Aviation Cooperation Program programme director Sandeep Bahl, Bluebox…..

China pushes back on US regarding comments over order to airlines on Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan

China‘s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang responded (07-May-2018) to the US response to CAAC‘s letter to airlines, which requested foreign air carriers change their identification…..

Singapore Airlines deploys 787-10 to Perth, second destination globally after Osaka

Singapore Airlines (SIA) deployed (07-May-2018) Boeing 787-10 equipment on Singapore-Perth service. The aircraft operates on seven of 28 weekly Singapore-Perth frequencies, complementing A330 and Boeing 777-200 aircraft already on the route……

OAG: Kuala Lumpur-Singapore the busiest intl route, top five all in Asia Pacific

OAG reported (06-May-2018) Kuala Lumpur–Singapore is the world’s busiest international air passenger route, with 30,537 services in the 12 months to Feb-2018. The five busiest…..

Garuda Indonesia Group almost halves operating loss in 1Q2018

Garuda Indonesia Group reported (03-May-2018) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Operating revenue: USD983 million, +7.9% year-on-year; Passenger: USD741.6 million, +2.5%;…..

VietJet Air 1Q2018 results exceed expectations

VietJet Air reported (03-May-2018) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Revenue: VND12,560 billion (USD552.6 million), +146% year-on-year; Air transport: VND6035 billion…..

CAPA India comments on release of documentation on Air India disinvestment process

CAPA India commented (05-May-2018) on the release of a document by India‘s Ministry of Civil Aviation outlining queries received from prospective bidders in response to…..

ANA Holdings to receive 25 aircraft in FY2018/19 and retire another 20

ANA Holdings announced (27-Apr-2018) the following fleet plan for FY2018/19, ending 31-Mar-2019: Aircraft to be delivered: 25; A380: One; Boeing 777-300ER: Two; 787-10: One; 787-9:…..

Asiana Airlines reports highest operating profit in three years, record revenue in 1Q2018

Asiana Airlines reported (03-May-2018) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Revenue: KRW1589 billion (USD1481 million), +9% year-on-year; Cargo: +13%; Operating profit:…..

CAPA India welcomes inflight connectivity decision by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

CAPA India stated (03-May-2018) approval by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India for inflight connectivity is a “welcome development”. Airlines will be permitted to offer…..